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Eß, Leander van
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(baptized as: Johann Heinrich; Feb 15, 1772, Wartburg – Oct 13, 1847, Affolderbach) became a Benedictine in Marienmünster near Paderborn in 1790; was ordained in 1796; after the secularization of the monastery (1802), he became pastor in Schwalenberg; from 1812 to 1822 he was pastor and professor of Catholic theology in Marburg; he received the Dr.theol. in 1818; he was relieved of his post at his own request in 1822, from which point onward he was a private scholar in Darmstadt, Alzey, and elsewhere. Eß's chief activity consisted in the translation and distri-bution of…

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Roth, Michael, “Eß, Leander van”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 26 October 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-5888_rpp_SIM_04657>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013



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